The Status Bar contains information about the current document and offers various buttons with special functions.
Displays the language for the selected text.
Click to open a menu from which you can choose another language for the selected text or for the current paragraph.
Choose None to exclude the text from spell checking and hyphenation.
Choose Reset to Default Language to re-apply the default language for the selection or the paragraph.
Choose More to open a dialogue box with more options.
See also Digital Signatures.
Zoom & View Layout
Three controls on the Writer Status Bar allow you to change the zoom and view layout of your text documents.
The View Layout icons show from left to right: Single column mode. View mode with pages side by side. Book mode with two pages as in an open book.
Drag the Zoom slider to the left to show more pages, drag to the right to zoom into a page and show a smaller area of the page.